Beginners Guide to DSLR Cameras

£99 per person (various dates) – Maidenhead, Berkshire

Find your way around your camera and develop your basic photography skills in our beginners guide to DSLR cameras. Our workshop is taught by skilled instructors who are professional photographers. This combined with our relaxed and unique course approach will allow you to take your camera off auto mode for good. By the time your workshop is finished, you will have the confidence to be able to use your camera’s full capabilities. This will mean you can begin to take the photographs you have always imagined.

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What you will learn on our beginners guide to DSLR cameras workshop

As a beginner, photography and managing your camera settings can seem overwhelming. This course provides the perfect place to start you on your photographic journey. Learn what white balance, ISO, aperture and depth of field mean. See why filters are essential. Learn to nail your exposer and make your camera work for you. All this combined can take your photography to the next level now.

– Introduction to the DSLR, correct grip, and stance

– The main buttons – meanings and uses

– Basic do’s and don’ts

– Camera security and care

– Understanding image size and quality

– How the camera captures an image

– AF and MF – pros and cons

– Depth of Field and what it means for your photographs

– Shutter speed – what you need and when

– ISO – how and when to use different levels of sensitivity

– Image file formats – why and how we use them

– White balance

– Filters and their uses

– How to capture long exposure shots

– Tripods and monopods – how to use them and why

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Beginners Guide To DSLR Cameras: various dates – BOOK NOW

Equipment Needed

DSLR or mirrorless camera. Your camera’s instruction manual. Notepad and/or Laptop (optional). Tripod & filters (optional)

Not Included

We will stop for breaks and lunch, however, no meals or drinks are provided on this workshop. The cost of getting to and from our studio for the workshop is not included in the cost.

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Available dates:

Sunday 23rd June – spaces available

Saturday 6th July – spaces available

Saturday 13th July – spaces available

Saturday 3rd August – spaces available

Sunday 11th August – spaces available

Sunday 18th August – spaces available

Sunday 8th September – spaces available

Or if you cannot attend these dates, add your name to the waiting list for our Beginners Guide to DSLR Cameras workshops and we will inform you of any future dates.

Additional Information

Your workshop leader on this Beginners Guide to DSLR Cameras workshop is Jordan Banks. Jordan is a travel, landscape and adventure photographer from London with over 20 years experience shooting assignments and hi-end content for travel, tourism, lifestyle brands and companies. Through the years his work has taken him to over 100 countries and provided him with the opportunity to shoot some of the world’s most interesting and diverse locations and festivals. His clients over the years have included; Lonely planet, British Airways, National Geographic Traveller, The Times, Vogue, Panasonic, Microsoft, Ford and many more. See more at
The group size for this workshop is a maximum of 6 guests.
This workshop is ideal for complete beginners or those who want to have a better understanding of their DSLR or mirrorless cameras.
This is a very easy workshop and will be based in our studio in Maidenhead. There won't be any walking involved.
You don't need expensive or professional equipment for this workshop. Your camera's instruction manual and a notepad or laptop will also be useful. If you have a tripod, filters or any other accessories you are also welcome to bring them along.
This workshop is held in our headquarters and studio on the outskirts of Maidenhead. Free parking is available.


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